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Survey Shows Decline in Medical Care and Increased Anxiety Among Chronic Illness Population Amid COVID-19

Apr 28 2020 - 7:00am
Arlington, VA, April 28, 2020—A quantitative survey of more than 5,700 patients with chronic conditions, conducted by Arlington, Virginia-based HealthiVibe, shows that 50% of those already in poor health believe the quality of their medical care is worse or much worse now, only a short time after the adoption of strict social distancing and self-isolation measures in the United States in the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic. The results of the survey highlight the unique challenges faced by those with chronic conditions in the current environment, and suggest a possible long-term impact on an...

Avalere Health Partners With Leading Registry And Analytics Company, Corrona Llc, To Combine Economic And Clinical Outcomes Data For Autoimmune Diseases

Mar 17 2020 - 7:00am
The collaboration leverages the Inovalon MORE2 Registry® payer-sourced dataset and Corrona’s platform of clinical registries to enable data-driven insights on the treatment of autoimmune diseases from both clinical and health economic perspectives. Avalere, an Inovalon company specializing in healthcare research and strategic advisory services, has entered into a collaboration with Corrona, a leader in real-world evidence generation in autoimmune diseases through its independent registry platform. Under the agreement, Avalere will utilize data from Inovalon’s large scale, real-world MORE2...

Corrona Expands Its Real-World Evidence Registry Collaboration for Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

May 20 2019 - 10:00am
WALTHAM, Mass., May 20, 2019 PRNewswire -- Corrona, LLC is pleased to announce a key milestone for the Corrona® Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Registry, a real-world US-based registry developed as a collaborative effort with the National MS Society. The collaborative registry model now includes Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, as the first pharmaceutical company to support and participate in the registry. The Corrona MS Registry was created in 2017 to study the real-world effectiveness and safety of approved therapies for MS. Corrona's sixth registry, the MS Registry collects high-quality...

Corrona® Psoriasis Registry Expands to Canada; Enrolls First Patient

Dec 11 2017 - 8:00am
Portland, Ore. (December 11, 2017)— The Corrona® Psoriasis Registry, a joint collaboration between the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) and Corrona, LLC, the leading sponsor of registries in autoimmune and immune-mediated diseases, announces it has expanded into Canada and has enrolled its first Canadian psoriasis patient. With this expansion, the new Canadian sites and patients join a U.S. network of more than 230 participating dermatology health care providers and 3,700 patients already participating in the Corrona® Psoriasis Registry. “We very much look forward to working with Canadian...

Corrona and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society announce intent to collaborate on a multiple sclerosis registry to study the comparative effectiveness and safety of approved therapies

Oct 20 2017 - 7:15am
WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Corrona, LLC and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society have announced their intent to collaborate on the launch of the Corrona Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Registry to study the comparative safety and effectiveness of approved MS therapies. The first patient has been enrolled, with initial recruitment goals to register approximately 5,000 people with MS. This national, observational registry will collect and analyze longitudinal outcomes associated with multiple sclerosis therapies. The MS registry is Corrona's sixth patient registry, adding to...

Long-Term Effectiveness of Adalimumab in RA

Sep 14 2017 - 8:00am
According to results of an observational analysis, the efficacy of adalimumab is sustained in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients who continued therapy for 10 years. Biologic-naïve RA patients who had enrolled in the Corrona RA registry after initiating adalimumab during follow-up were included in the study. Over 10 years of data regarding the persistency of adalimumab as well as the reasons for medication discontinuation were evaluated. The study authors stated, “Among patients who persisted on adalimumab over the years, clinical [e.g., clinical disease activity index scores (CDAI), physician...

Studies: Biologic Proves Worth as Monotherapy in RA

Aug 14 2017 - 10:30am
by Ed Susman, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today ORLANDO -- Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients who received tocilizumab (Actemra) with methotrexate achieved low disease activity and could discontinue methotrexate while maintaining disease control, researchers said here. In a study designed to evaluate whether tocilizumab monotherapy was non-inferior to the combination, patients who achieved a DAS28-ESR (Disease Activity Score) of 3.2 or lower at week 24 were eligible for the trial to determine if they could safely discontinue methotrexate, according to Joel Kremer, MD, of Albany Medical...

Big Data: What Every Rheumatologist Should Know

Jul 20 2017 - 8:00am
Healio Rheumatology, July 2017 With each passing year, big data has taken on a larger role in medicine and more specifically, in rheumatology. “Here is the thing about big data, it is not new. Health plans have been using big data for a long time,” Catherine MacLean, MD, PHD, from Hospital for Special Surgery, told Healio Rheumatology. “What is new in big data is that these sources of data are now becoming more available.” To better understand big data, Healio Rheumatology spoke with leaders of the Corrona, ArthritisPower, BRASS, ImmPort and RISE registries and discussed what these registries...

EULAR Spotlight 2017 | From Evolution to Revolution in Treatment of RA Patients

Jun 16 2017 - 8:00am
Real-world evidence (RWE) is increasingly important to clinicians, regulators and payers Regional and local registries are a valuable source of RWE The large Corrona RA US registry has revealed information revenant to clinical practice (e.g. non-adhearance, effectiveness and safety of biologics, orals and DMARDs, quality of life) RWE complements data from clinical trials Several challenges remain in the treatment of RA Many patients do not take MTX as prescribed due to side effects or inadequate response Reimbursement barriers in some countries may reduce patients’ chances of achieving...

IBD News Today - Corrona Enrolls First Patient in Novel IBD Registry to Study Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis

Jun 13 2017 - 8:00am
Corrona, a provider of U.S. disease registries, has enrolled the first patient in its novel inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) registry, launched in May 2017. This is the first national registry to collect data from patients with ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease and other IBDs. Corrona joined the Crohn’s and Colitis Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital of Harvard Medical School and Pfizer to provide expertise, tools and resources that fit with the drug discovery process. Read more...